Yemen

Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine, Syria, Tunisia, Yemen, Sudan, Cross-border

Ramadan Memories Shared by 30 Faces from 30 Places

The Muslim community is rich with diversity. This diversity in culture and tradition can be seen in the different ways…
Yemen

Portrait of a Yemeni Woman

This photograph was taken in Taiz city in Yemen. In a traditional society like Yemen, women reject the idea of…
Yemen

Shake the Dust: Breakdancing for Empowerment in Yemen

A new documentary by filmmaker and journalist Adam Sjöberg and rapper Nasir “Nas” Jones, entitled Shake the Dust, provides a…
Yemen

In Yemen, There is a Light that Never Goes Out

Yemen has seen brighter days. In its current state, the media focuses on the raging politics of war and turmoil.…
Yemen

6 Photos that Show the Forgotten Beauty of Yemen

As heavy bombings continue to hail over Sanaa, BarakaBits wants to highlight the beauty of a country often misrepresented. Three Yemeni photographers…
Egypt, Iraq, Palestine, Yemen, Cross-border

5 Videos that Tell a Different Story Of the Middle East

Google the word “Middle East”. Try searching for images. For the past years, mainstream narratives have revolved around an monolithic imagery of war,…
Egypt, Jordan, Palestine, Yemen, Morocco

5 Arab Photographers Breaking the Mold in the Middle East

Trespassing the boundaries of photography to craft staggering concepts, create their own garments, or push social constraints, these five Arab photographers are outlining…
Yemen

Ephemeral Portraits by Yemeni Photographer Ibi Ibrahim

Known for his desire to push the visual boundaries, Yemeni photographer and interdisciplinary artist Ibi Ibrahim has released his newest solo…
Yemen

You May Think this Yemeni Video Is Sad. But One Phrase At the End Will Change Your Mind

“The melody of our alienation” seems a melancholic symphony filled with despair.  The streets of Sana’a, the scars of war, the agony…
Yemen

This Musician’s Cover of the Game of Thrones Theme Will Change The Way You Think of Oud

You like Game of Thrones? And love the sound of Oud? Then you are in for a treat! Ahmed Alshaiba,…
Egypt, Iraq, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Yemen, Cross-border

The Most Ancient Arabic Short Stories, Translated for the First Time

Stories as old as 1,000 years. Arabic short stories as fascinating as the Arabian nights. Stories that have slept for…
Egypt, Lebanon, Palestine, Syria, Yemen, Morocco, Cross-border

International Documentary Film Festival Features 9 Middle Eastern Films

The International Documentary Film Festival of Amsterdam opens tomorrow, November 19, and will be featuring 9 AFAC-supported documentaries from Egypt,…
Syria, Tunisia, Yemen, Libya

Watch 4 Young Arabs and 1 Cartoon Explain the Middle East’s Most Urgent Problem in 2 Minutes

It’s not terrorism. It’s not polarization. Neither is unemployment, corruption, or bad governance. As four young cartoonists Tunisia, Libya, Yemen, and…
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This Historic City in Yemen Might Be a UNESCO World Heritage Site

You may have not have heard of Jibla village, but it was once the capital of Yemen during the rule…
Yemen

The Yemen Peace Project

The Republic of Yemen has been an often misunderstood country to most foreign countries, particularly in light of the political,…
Yemen, Cross-border

A Yemeni Superman’s 10 Tips for a Better Life

Life is short. All of us, sometimes, go through times where we feel in need of guidance. We listed one…
Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Yemen, Libya, Morocco, Algeria, Cross-border

The Definitive Guide: The Tallest Building in Every Arab Country

The Arab world actually boasts the first and third tallest buildings in the world, and Yemen has the oldest skyscraper…
Egypt, Kuwait, Lebanon, Syria, Yemen

5 Islands in the Middle East You Must Visit

Forget about Palm Jumeirah, the Middle East is packed with natural islands that are both beautiful and filled with interesting…
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